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A Collection of Indian Curry Powder Recipes

Author: Laura Davis

In a bid to improve our the quality of food we eat we should be trying to cook our foods and sauces from fresh; here is a list of different curry powders collated from across the net that will aid you in making the perfect homemade curry.

Curry Powder

5 Tablespoons ground coriander

7 Tablespoons ground cumin

1 Tablespoon Paprika

1 Tablespoon Turmeric

1 Tablespoon chilli powder

1 teaspoon ground fennel seeds

1 teaspoon ginger powder

1 teaspoon garlic powder

Mix all the spices together and store in an air tight jar.

Curry Powder

2 tbsp coriander seeds

2 tbsp cumin seeds

1 tsp fennel seeds

5 cm (2 inch) cinnamon stick

1 tsp cloves

3 bay leaves

tbsp paprika

2 tsp turmeric

1 tsp chilli powder

1 tbsp garam masala

Mix together the whole spices in a dry frying pan and stir fry over a medium heat for about a minute. Once they start to release a strong scent remove from the heat and allow it to cool.

Using a pestle & mortar grind the seeds, cinnamon stick, cloves and bay leaves as fine as you can. Mix in the ground spices and store in a dark, cool place in an airtight.

Masala Powder

4 tsp ground coriander

3 tsp ground cummin

4 tsp garlic powder

4 tsp paprika

3 tsp ground ginger

2 tsp mango powder

1 tsp dried mint

3 tsp deep red colouring

1 tsp chilli powder

1 tsp yellow colouring

Ground the fresh coriander and cumin powder in a pestle and mortar, mix in with the rest of the ingredients and store in an airtight container. The coriander and cumin powders must be freshly ground.

Tandoori Powder

5 Tablespoons ground coriander

7 Tablespoons ground cumin

2 Tablespoons smoked Paprika

2 Tablespoons Turmeric

1 Tablespoon chilli powder

2 teaspoons ginger powder

4 teaspoons garlic powder

1 tablespoon garam massalla

Mix all the spices together and store in an air tight jar. For red tandoori powder add 1 tablespoon red colouring powder and remove 1 tablespoon of turmeric powder.

Chaat Masala Powder

4 tbsp coriander seeds

2 tbsp cumin seeds

1 tsp ajwain (thymol) seeds

2-3 whole dry red chillies

3 tbsp black salt crystals

1/2 tsp citric acid

1 tbsp dry mango powder (amchoor)

1 tbsp salt

2 tsp garam masala

1 tsp white/black pepper (optional)

Roast the all the seeds separately and grind them in a pestle and mortar with the chillies, black salt and citric acid until it forms a powder. Mix in the remaining ingredients and store in an airtight container.

Article Source: http://www.articlesbase.com/recipes-articles/a-collection-of-indian-curry-powder-recipes-504238.html

About the Author

The Ashoka restaurant in Glasgow serves Indian cuisine and is the original curry karaoke.

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